Guided tour

Manila: Full-Day City and Museum Tour

Manila: Full-Day City and Museum Tour

From US$ 108 per person

Immerse yourself in the Philippines´ rich cultural past and onwards to its progressive future through its diverse museums. From the old ´walled city´ of Intramuros to the financial district of Makati, this tour is a well-rounded glimpse of our history.

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Duration 6 hours
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  • Learn about the past colonial lifestyle at Casa Manila
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage San Agustin Church & Museum
  • Marvel at the rich tapestry history at the Ayala Museum
Full description
The tour begins with a morning drive through the Mall of Asia complex, the Coconut Palace, the Cultural Center of the Philippines and Rizal Park on your way to the old walled city of Intramuros. Our first visit is to Casa Manila, a reconstructed Spanish home from the mid-1800s. This colonial lifestyle museum, holds furniture and artwork ranging from the 17th to early 20th century. It showcases the lifestyle of upper class Filipinos at the turn of the century. Our next stop is the San Agustin Church and Museum. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 its walls have stood as a mute witness to Philippine history. Beside the Church is the Museum featuring a rich collection of Spanish-era church vestments, furniture and religious artwork. After lunch our tour proceeds to Makati City, the country´s premier financial district. We will drive past Saints Peter and Paul Parish (Makati´s first and oldest church, built in 1620) as well as the church of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Next, visit Neilson Tower, the country´s first commercial airport which is now the Filipinas Heritage Library. A spiral staircase goes up to the historic tower room where news about the attack on Pearl Harbor was first heard in the Philippines. Finally, visit the Ayala Museum in the heart of the Ayala Center commercial complex. "The Diorama Experience" is a permanent exhibit of 60 handcrafted dioramas that chronicle the rich tapestry of Philippine history. Afterwards, you will be returned to your hotel or feel free to stay at the Ayala Center for a wonderful shopping experience.
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off from/to Makati City and Bay Area Hotels
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance and admission fees
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Guests not staying in Makati City or Bay Area may proceed to the Baron Travel Tour Desk located at the Lobby of the Makati Shangri-la Hotel in Ayala Center, Makati Avenue, Makati City before 9:15AM

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Know before you go

  • Tour does not operate on Mondays and Public Holidays
  • Please leave your contact details so the local partner can give you a call to confirm hotel pickup details
  • You will receive an email with your exact pickup time and location. Please check your spam folder then contact the local partner if you have not received the email
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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Even with the participation of one person, they guided me one by one and it was very helpful. Meeting was smooth on time.

January 27, 2020


Pick up was on time Guide was very informative and kind We were not rushed or anything!

April 29, 2018

It is a very complete tour . Very interesting and got in one dat a very good vieuw of Manila

November 27, 2019

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